Calls gbm::gbm().

Parameter distribution is set to coxph as this is the only distribution implemented in gbm::gbm() for survival analysis; parameter is set to FALSE for efficiency.


R6::R6Class() inheriting from LearnerSurv.



Meta Information

  • Type: "surv"

  • Predict Types: crank, lp

  • Feature Types: integer, numeric, factor, ordered

  • Packages: gbm


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See also